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On The Importance of KISS

On The Importance of KISS

Matt Bacon August 21, 2017 0

KISS is another one of those bands who have had an incredible impact on the industry, their impeccable branding and willingness to break into just about every sector of the entertainment industry has proven

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What We Can Learn From ABBA

What We Can Learn From ABBA

Matt Bacon August 21, 2017 0

Regular readers know about my passion for ABBA, they are after all one of the most important bands of the twentieth century and probably the band that I have logged the most hours listening

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Income Inequality In The Music Industry

Income Inequality In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon August 21, 2017 0

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the issue of finances with music. It’s an interesting and very weird balance that we all need to figure out and one that I think becomes increasingly

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Music Business Sycophants And You

Music Business Sycophants And You

Matt Bacon August 11, 2017 0

Independent Music Promotions’ (www.independentmusicpromotions.com) revolutionary music PR campaigns are the most effective in the industry. Submit your music to us today

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Niche Gear Endorsements and You

Niche Gear Endorsements and You

Matt Bacon August 10, 2017 0

Something my bands are always hounding me about is endorsement deals, it’s one of the trickiest things to do, and one which has a very real impact on your long term success as a

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Firing Band Members – The Perpetual Struggle

Firing Band Members – The Perpetual Struggle

Matt Bacon August 9, 2017 0

Lineup changes suck and are something that every band has to deal with. They are the sort of thing that defines the career of a band and which can cause you no end of

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Managing Drug Intake, Egos and Your Band

Managing Drug Intake, Egos and Your Band

Matt Bacon August 7, 2017 0

Man drugs sure are fun aren’t they? They seem to be the backbone of the very industry that defines us, informing all sides of the music, from the luxurious backstage parties, to the creative

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How Your Bands Name And Logo Are Hurting You

How Your Bands Name And Logo Are Hurting You

Matt Bacon August 5, 2017 0

A decent chunk of my job when setting up tours is determining other bands to go out with and bands to act as local openers. This usually involves a lot of time being spent

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The Danger Of Sycophants

The Danger Of Sycophants

Matt Bacon August 1, 2017 0

Sycophantic fans are the single biggest danger that your band is going to ever face. Now I know that to some of you-that may feel obvious, your singer practically needs a babysitter for Christs

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You Are The Reason For Your Bands Failure

You Are The Reason For Your Bands Failure

Matt Bacon July 28, 2017 0

So here’s something to mull over. The single greatest reason that your band is not successful is you. Now this works on a couple different levels and is going to drive you insane when

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